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Pumpkin in Reno when we skipped school for a family wedding. My kids will most likely never have perfect attendance. And that's OK.

Imperfect attendance and why it’s OK

Whenever I’m at a school awards assembly and they announce the perfect attendance awards, I cringe. I know chronic absenteeism is a real problem and the underlying causes need to be addressed. That isn’t what I’m talking about.  My kids will never be the ones recognized at the end of the year for never missing a day […]

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Star Wars Day Featured

Star Wars Day

My daughter has a Star Wars obsession.I was up late the night before “Favorite Book Character Day” at school, cutting up an old sheet to turn it into a Rey costume for my 5-year-old to wear the next morning.  When she was given a new daily schedule and needed a new alarm clock to ensure she […]

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